Class
| Date
| Subject
| Chapter/Reading
| Homework
| Assign. #
| ||

1 | Sept | W | 4 | Introduction/Control Intro. | Reading questions are not required. | #.# = PDC Textbook Q#.# = PPC Textbook SP# = Special Problems | |

2 | F | 6 | Control Introduction | 1 (PDC), 1 (PPC) | Info Sheet | 1 | |

3 | M | 9 | Control Introduction | 2 (PPC) | 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, Q1.1 | 2 | |

4 | W | 11 | Dynamic Modeling | 3 (PPC) | SP1, SP2 | 3 | |

5 | F | 13 | Control Laws-P-only control | 4-5 (PPC) | Q3.1, Q3.1 Worksheet Q3.3 Worksheet | 4 | |

6 | M | 16 | Dynamic Modeling (cont.) | 6 (PPC) | 5 | ||

7 | W | 18 | P-only control/PI control | 7-9 (PPC) | Do SP3 but with Arduino Lab | 6 | |

8 | F | 20 | PID control | 10 (PPC) | SP4, SP5 | 7 | |

9 | M | 23 | Process Equipment | 12.3.2-12.3.4 (PDC) | SP6, | 8 | |

10 | W | 25 | Valve Design | Ch9 (PDC), Adsorption Refrigerator | SP8, Paragraph on Heating Plant Equipment Measurement Devices | 9 | |

11 | F | 27 | Review, Distribute Exam #1 | 12.6-12.7 (PDC) | 9.1, 9.4 (Hints for 9.4) | 10 | |

12 | M | 30 | Exam #1 Simulink Tutorial | Take-home Exam Due Oct 4 at 1 PM | |||

13 | Oct | W | 2 | Modeling | 2.1-2.3 (PDC) | --- | |

14 | F | 4 | Modeling (contin) | 2.4-2.5 (PDC) | |||

15 | M | 7 | Linearization | 4.3 (PDC) | 2.4, 2.10 | 12 | |

16 | W | 9 | Laplace Transforms | 3.1-3.4 (PDC) | SP9 | 13 | |

17 | F | 11 | Laplace Trans. (contin) | 3.5 (PDC) | 3.4, 3.6a,c, 3.7a,c | 14 | |

18 | M | 14 | Transfer Functions | 4.1-4.2 (PDC) | 3.6b, 3.9, 3.17 | 15 | |

19 | W | 16 | Trans Func/First Order Sys | 5.1-5.2 (PDC) | 4.2,4.10 | 16 | |

20 | F | 18 | Dale Smith, APCO, Inc. | Industrial visitor | Lab #1 Due | ||

21 | M | 21 | First/Second Order Sys. | 5.3-5.4 (PDC) | 4.7, 5.5 | 17 | |

22 | W | 23 | More Complicated Systems | 6.1-6.4 (PDC) | 5.14, 5.15 | 18 | |

23 | F | 25 | Practice Exam | Review | 6.2, 6.7 (Excel data file) | 19 | |

24 | M | 28 | Practice Exam Review | 7 (PDC) | SP10 | 20 | |

25 | W | 30 | Review Session for Exam #2 | Exam #2 in Testing Center (Th-Tu) | 1 hour exam (2 hours max) | ||

26 | Nov | F | 1 | Controller Trans. Func. and Optimization | 8.1-8.3 (PDC) | ||

27 | M | 4 | IMFlash | Statistical Process Control | |||

28 | W | 6 | Block Diagrams | 11.1 (PDC) | SP11 | 21 | |

29 | Nov | F | 8 | Closed Loop Sys. (contin) | 11.2 (PDC) | 11.11, Homework Help | 22 |

30 | M | 11 | Closed Loop (contin) | 11.3 (PDC) | 11.7,11.10 | 23 | |

31 | W | 13 | Stability Analysis | 11.4 (PDC) | SP12 | 24 | |

32 | F | 15 | State Space Design | 12.1-12.3 (PDC), Appendix C | 11.14, | 25 | |

33 | M | 18 | Model Predictive Control | 20 (PDC) | SP13 - Use Simulink and MATLAB | 26 | |

34 | W | 20 | Nonlinear Modeling and Optimization | 20 (PDC) | Work on Lab Project | ||

35 | F | 22 | Cascade Control | 18.1-18.6 (PPC) 16.1 (PDC) | Work on Lab Project | ||

36 | M | 25 | Cascade Control | 18.7-18.8 (PPC) | Work on Lab Project | ||

37 | T* | 26 | Special Topics | Lab Project Work Session | Take Home Quiz Due (Download Quiz - Solution) | ||

W | 27 | No Class | |||||

F | 29 | Thanksgiving Holiday | |||||

38 | Dec | M | 2 | Special Topics | Lab Project Work Session | ||

39 | W | 4 | Feedforward Control | 19 (PPC) | SP14, | 27 | |

40 | F | 6 | Controller Interaction Distillation Control | 20 (PPC) | 28 | ||

41 | M | 9 | Review | ||||

42 | W | 11 | Review | ||||

Dec | F | 20 | Final Exam from 11:00am-2:00pm | 256 CB |